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Miami Dade College Partners with MDX to provide Free SunPasses at MDC Kendall, North and Wolfson Campuses Aug. 28


Miami, August 26, 2013 - The Miami-Dade Expressway Authority (MDX) joins Miami Dade College (MDC) on Wed., Aug. 28, to give away free SunPasses and promote driver safety at the Kendall (11011 SW 104 ST), North (11380 NW 27 Ave.) and Wolfson (300 NE Second Ave.) campuses during semester "Welcome Back" activities.  The events will take place at each location from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

MDX will give away a free SunPass Mini to any MDC student or faculty member who wants to open a new account. All that's needed is a debit or credit card and the vehicle's license plate number. Additionally, MDX will provide information on safe driving and the dangers of distracted driving.

"This is a wonderful opportunity to partner with Miami Dade College to interact with students, faculty and staff on the importance of safe driving while giving away free SunPasses," said Javier Rodriguez, MDX Executive Director.

About MDX

The Miami‐Dade Expressway Authority (MDX) is a public entity and agency of the state, created in 1994 by the Board of County Commissioners of Miami‐Dade County. MDX’s Governing Board is comprised of 13 volunteer members appointed either by the Board of County Commissioners and the Governor of the State of Florida. MDX operates and maintains five expressways: SR 112/Airport Expressway, SR 836/Dolphin Expressway, SR 874/Don Shula Expressway, SR 878/Snapper Creek Expressway, and SR 924/Gratigny Parkway. MDX is funded almost entirely by toll revenue and is dedicated to moving Miami‐Dade County forward making your commute safer and more efficient. For more information on MDX, please visit

For additional information, please contact Mario Diaz at 305-637-3277 x2140 or 

Media-only contacts:
Juan Mendieta, 305-237-7611,, MDC communications director
Tere Estorino, 305-237-3949,, MDC media relations director
Sue Arrowsmith, 305-237-3710,, media specialist
Roxana Romero, 305-237-3366,, media specialist
Kai Hill, 305-237-3359,, media specialist

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